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OXFO L.E.V8 start-up accelerator - applications are open for cohort 2!

Got an early-stage, Oxford-founded start-up? If your venture has at least one Oxford Uni-affiliated founder on the team, you can now apply for 6 months of support at the Foundry, including mentoring, tailored support, and access to legal advice and funding. Cohort 2 applications are open until October 1st. Go for it!

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"The Foundry is about people, it’s about finding your tribe and unleashing your best you."

Want to know more about the Foundry, who we're for and what we plan to do next? Our Director, Ana Bakshi, unpacks it for you in this interview in Oxford Today magazine!

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Ana Bakshi
Ana Bakshi
Inaugural Director of the Oxford Foundry

The Foundry is a student-led and student-centric facility, which will encourage and support our students in gaining deeper self-awareness, and in developing an entrepreneurial mind-set.